Posted by: Chris Barylick
Date: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013, 09:12
Category: News, Software
And just a few years ago, they were at version 3.0…
On Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 20.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 38.3 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
– Security fixes.
– Per-window Private Browsing.
– New download experience.
– Ability to close hanging plug-ins, without the browser hanging.
– Continued performance improvements around common browser tasks (page loads, downloads, shutdown, etc.).
– Continued implementation of draft ECMAScript 6 – clear() and Math.imul.
– getUserMedia implemented for web access to the user’s camera and microphone (with user permission).
– Details button on Crash Reporter.
– Unity plugin doesn’t display in HiDPI mode.
– If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash.
– Some function keys may not work when pressed.
– Browsing and Download history clearing needs unification to avoid confusion on clearing download history.
– Download statusbar add-on continues downloading files from Normal.
– Browsing, when switching to Private Browsing.
– Copy actions are broken on HTML5 videos.
Firefox 20.0 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.